The Drifter

Jahangirpur, India The drifter stares at the screen, not even one of the four bars can be seen on it. The desk of the food-keepers is empty – the shelves behind them full. Just like the three times he passed by the food distribution center since last week. No usual long queues, no normal rations-day hustle around the desk. No one steps on his toes, nobody […]

The Hearing

(More than a lakh people were displaced upon the construction of India’s first multi-purpose dam, the majestic Hirakud Dam in Orissa. While laying its first concrete in 12th April 1948, our beloved first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru christened Dams as ‘Temples of Modern India’. But, even after more than six decades, the descendents of […]